Old-Fashioned Christmas Market
The Old-Fashioned Christmas Market will light up historic Brickworks again this year! The popular event features a holiday crafts market, island food vendors, local farm products, live music, local libations, and activities for kids and grownups alike.
Festivities will take place on Saturday, December 14th, from 10am - 3:00pm, promising something for everyone.Free activities for kids like balloon animals, crafts and horse rides. Local food vendors will ply visitors with tasty treats made with island grown ingredients, spiced hot chocolate, and more. Artists will offer their handmade gifts and art. Carolers and musicians will play throughout the day, and Victorian Santa will rendezvous with market-goers.
The Old-Fashioned Christmas Market is produced by the San Juan Islands Agricultural Guild. Watch www.sjiagguild.com for details. The San Juan Islands Agricultural Guild is a community-based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to fostering a vibrant, resilient and sustainable local food system in San Juan County, Washington.
Holiday Bazaar @ Grange Hall
Join Grangers for our Annual Holiday Bazaar! Shop for a wide selection of gifts and useful items.
Sellers Welcome: Tables are $10 each for Grange Members and $15 each for non-Grangers; tables provided; bring cash or a check. You may sell made, grown or used items. You’re welcome to donate none, some or all proceeds to Grange #966. Set up starts at 8am December 14 and we must be packed up by 2pm.
Open Mic for Writers
Held on the second Saturday of the month, Open Mic Night is for anyone interested in writing. Don’t be shy, come read your work or just listen. You’ll be inspired to write more. For more information please contact Pam Herber at email@example.com.
Island Stage Left - Two Holiday shows
Island Stage Left’s ever-popular seasonal offerings - both of them!!
Christmas Memories - Dec 14, 15, 19, 21, 23 warm, seasonal compilation of Dylan Thomas with music
Omnium Gatherum - Dec 18, 20, 22, 24 (see below) - from the ridiculous to the sublime, we warm your hearts.
Thurs, Fri & Sat at 7:30, Sundays at 4:00
Christmas Eve performances of Omnium Gatherum at 4:00 and 6:30 -
Reservations required and available for 24th only. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve.
Memory Cafe: Patrick Klausen
SJI Innkeeper Patrick Klausen plays and sings familiar pop, folk, blues, rock, and country songs from the 20th century. Memory Café is for all islanders who want to enjoy music during the daytime and is a welcoming place for people with memory issues and their care partners. Light refreshments.
A Day in the Life of Island Haven Animal Sanctuary
Julie Duke will walk us through a day in the life of Island Haven Animal Sanctuary, highlighting the personalities and emotions of retired farm animals and horses.
Join Grangers to Celebrate Solstice with an island-style Potluck! Farhad Ghatan will play our concert grand piano during appetizers, followed by an Informal Jam Session after dinner. Enjoy a roaring fire and brightly lit deck. Bring family, friends, and musical instruments.